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Forum: General Bike Discussion Yesterday, 05:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,236
Posted By ButchA
Wow.... Glad you and your GF will heal up. ...

Wow.... Glad you and your GF will heal up. Thoughts and prayers are sent to you both. Deer are the #1 reason why I don't ride at dusk around the small town backroads in Virginia. Freakin' things...
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-13-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By ButchA
Thankfully, here in Virginia, they passed the...

Thankfully, here in Virginia, they passed the "red light law", so motorcycles, mopeds, scooters, and even bicyclists can now (safely) turn on a red light. I think you still have to wait something...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-09-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By ButchA
I love my Pirelli MT66's. Incredible tire and...

I love my Pirelli MT66's. Incredible tire and the best bang for the buck out of any tire out there! To some others, yeah I know... I know... They are cheap priced and raise an eye brow. But...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-07-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 448
Posted By ButchA
That's incredible gas mileage! Do you ride it...

That's incredible gas mileage! Do you ride it putt putting around like a moped? :razz:

On my 2007 Aero 750 @ 30,370 miles being beautifully broken in, I can get 55 mpg just cruising around back...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-02-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 674
Posted By ButchA
I went extremely cheap and wear a pair of black...

I went extremely cheap and wear a pair of black plastic horn rimmed (ZZ Top's "Cheap Sunglasses") style of sunglasses. I got them back when I last donated a pint of blood at a local blood drive, and...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-01-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By ButchA
Awesome! I would love it if my wife wanted to...

Awesome! I would love it if my wife wanted to learn to ride a bike, but she won't. I've tried and tried to get her interested in the MSF course, and start out on a little Rebel 250 or something. ...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-01-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,857
Views: 97,831
Posted By ButchA
My wife and took my Aero 750 out and did the...

My wife and took my Aero 750 out and did the "Lake Anna Loop" motorcycle cruise from Richmond, VA up along the backroads, to the lake. Then around a part of the lake by the state park, and back home...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-01-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By ButchA
+1 on Progressive for motorcycle insurance. ...

+1 on Progressive for motorcycle insurance.

Even though that Flo chick on the TV commercials is incredibly annoying, and her face is everywhere you look, Progressive has amazing insurance rates...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-01-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By ButchA
Just went for a nice Labor Day motorcycle cruise w/ my wife!

We took the Shadow Aero 750 and cruised up to Lake Anna, Virginia and back to Richmond. Nice ride, except my arms are slightly sunburned. It was wickedly hot & humid at 93F and probably 70%...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-01-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,679
Posted By ButchA
I've been caught in the rain too. One time it...

I've been caught in the rain too. One time it wasn't too bad, and I was extremely cautious and slowed down to a very safe speed. I got a little wet, but again, it wasn't the end of the world. The...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 08-26-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By ButchA
Very cool. It adds a really nice touch to the...

Very cool. It adds a really nice touch to the bike!
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-26-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 252
Sticky: Oilology
Views: 113,392
Posted By ButchA
I'm not sure of the difference in 100 miles or...

I'm not sure of the difference in 100 miles or 600 miles. But if you have the extended service plan from Honda, then I say let the dealer take care of your Phantom and let them do the 600 mile...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 08-24-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 957
Posted By ButchA
I wouldn't be able to listen to music while...

I wouldn't be able to listen to music while riding. Knowing me, I'd let go of the handlebars and rock out on "air guitar"!!! :lol:
Forum: General Bike Discussion 08-23-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By ButchA
Imagine the weight of a Goldwing or Valkyrie...

Imagine the weight of a Goldwing or Valkyrie transferred into a massive V-Twin 1800. There ya go... There's the VTX 1800.

Big, massive, hefty, but with gobs of power. Throw on a windshield and...
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-22-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 960
Posted By ButchA
Congrats on the switch to Rotella T6. It is...

Congrats on the switch to Rotella T6. It is amazing oil. I am a huge fan and have even written to Shell asking them all about it, since it's JASO-MA certified. It was kind of funny... They replied...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 08-14-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 886
Posted By ButchA
Hmmm... I too am on other forums, and not just...

Hmmm... I too am on other forums, and not just Honda motorcycles.

Hunting & fishing forums
Fender guitars forum
Trumpet and brass players forum
Yamaha keyboards forum
Bicycle forum
Chevy...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 08-13-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 874
Posted By ButchA
Wow... I never forgot to put back the dipstick,...

Wow... I never forgot to put back the dipstick, but like Vito, I have had warm oil get all over my hand, arm, shirt, etc...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 08-13-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,076
Posted By ButchA
I agree with Mike's post on top.... It has also...

I agree with Mike's post on top.... It has also weighed a little on me too. I mean, Big Poppa Pump, then CD, and then Old Dad, all within days of each other! Whoa... you know what I'm saying? I...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 08-11-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,181
Posted By ButchA
Whoa... First CD, now Old Dad!! :shock: ...

Whoa... First CD, now Old Dad!! :shock:

Glad you (and your bike) are okay! Gravel can do tricky things to a bike. I've run into some excess gravel at the bottom of my street (after a monster...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 08-10-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By ButchA
Great story! What a cool lady! 8)

Great story! What a cool lady! 8)
Forum: General Bike Discussion 08-09-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,618
Posted By ButchA
Whoa.... Glad you're okay, CD!!! :shock:

Whoa.... Glad you're okay, CD!!! :shock:
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-08-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By ButchA
Yup... Read through the "Oilology" thread when...

Yup... Read through the "Oilology" thread when you have some time. Lots of good info in there about Rotella T6.

I have been using T6 for quite some time now and my Aero 750 loves it! No...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 08-07-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By ButchA
Just hit 30k... A new odometer record!

This afternoon on the way back home from my summer school bus run, I quickly noticed my '07 Aero 750 was at 29,990 up at the county's big school bus lot.

So, I as soon as I got home, I took a...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 08-05-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 723
Posted By ButchA
Here in Virginia there are a bunch of great...

Here in Virginia there are a bunch of great rides, right here from Richmond...

My #1 favorite ride - I call it the "Route 60...6 Cruise" (a play on the phrase Route 66). It leaves the west end of...
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-05-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By ButchA
Sorry guys... :oops: Ignore my comment about...

Sorry guys... :oops:

Ignore my comment about tightening the spark plugs, loosening them up a hair, and then snugging them back up again. I can't remember where I read that theory but I think it...
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